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Winners for WAMAs 2017 announced

  • May 22, 2017
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Winners for WAMAs 2017 announced

WAMAS – WEST AFRICA MOBILE AWARDS and applications for the most recognised industry awards in 2017 that celebrate the best in mobile and technology across West Africa is now open for registration.

The identity, recognition and celebration of the key players and investors involved in the regions mobile ecosystem are awarded through this ceremony. Announced Early this year, the event winners are already announced. The 10 winners of the West Africa Mobile Awards, were announced at the awards party in Lagos, Nigeria. An excellent response drew over 150 submissions from across 14 countries.

“Building on last year’s success, our mission was to promote and honour the fantastic innovation across the mobile and tech ecosystem in Africa. Congratulations to all of the 2017 winners and thank you to the judges, sponsors, and media partners across West Africa that helped to make the WAMAs possible,” said WAMAs co-founder Matthew Dawes.

And the Winners are

Best App: nairabox

Commerce & Retail: BuyChat

FinTech: Flutterwave

Mobile Education: Optiweb Communications

Mobile Innovation: VAS2Nets Technologies – BVN Mobile

Marketing Campaign: Bloom !nteractive – The Attraction

Social Impact: Airtel Money Niger / Mahindra Comviva

Social, News & Entertainment: BattaBox

Outstanding Industry Achievement: Rebecca Enonchong

Young Gun of the Year Award: Iyin Aboyeji (Flutterwave)

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Jessy Lesley covers startups and investment activities in Kenya and Africa You can hit him up at jessy@incubateafrica.net

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